Getting here is half the fun

Due to Alpine Lakes High Camp's unique backcountry location, the transportation process can be an adventure in itself. Based on the season and road conditions, we have several vehicle options to ensure you arrive safe and sound up the 8 mile private road to High Camp. You'll be prompted during your online booking process to select one of the transport options for your arrival and departure days. When your visit approaches, simply get yourself to our parking lot where your car is left during your stay (we've included detailed directions below to make it easy). Then sit back, relax, and let us take you up to the high country!

Transport IN to High Camp: 10am & 2pm (2pm cabin check-in) daily, additional 6pm option on Fridays

Transport OUT to parking lot: 11am (10:30am cabin check-out) and 3pm daily, additional 1pm option on Sundays

    Remember to arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to departure. Please update us if you are running late, (509) 763-3044. A $50 charge applies for late arrivals.  


    Directions to Parking Lot

    Alpine Lakes High Camp is an easy two to three hour drive from most Puget Sound locations. Our parking lot is located just off U.S. Highway 2 on Coulter Creek Rd, approximately 17 miles east of Stevens Pass (just west of milepost 82). You’ll find us on the south side of the highway, directly across from Nason Creek Rest Area. Map included below for reference.

    From Seattle

    Drive to Monroe, WA located on Highway 2, either on State Route 522 from the Bothell/Interstate 405 area, or on Highway 2 from the Interstate 5 Everett/Marysville area. From Monroe, drive east on Highway 2 over Stevens Pass. Our parking lot is on the south side of the highway approximately 17 miles from Stevens Pass.


    Take Interstate 5 to Interstate 90.
    Take Exit 85 onto State Route 970 towards Wenatchee for 11.9 miles to US 97.
    Follow 97 north over Blewett Pass for 35 miles to the junction of Highway 2.
    Turn left and travel west on Highway 2 for about 22 miles to our parking lot.

    Please call 509.763.3044 if you are running late for your scheduled pick-up time.